PG aspirants queue up at colleges, 2nd phase of admission ends

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Jul 2018 10:33:57


Staff Reporter,

After Department of Higher Education (DHE) allotted post-graduation seats to 22,439 applicants, large number of students queued up at colleges on Friday to confirm their admission with fee submission.

The department has asked candidates having seats allotment to confirm their admission by July 9. To fill vacant seats after two rounds of admission, DHE will start third round of online registration on July 11 and concluding on July 16. Seats will be allotted to candidates registered in third round on July 20. Candidates having seat allotment (third round) will be asked to confirm admission on given seats with fee submission by July 24.

Candidates fail to confirm admission in first or second phase is allowed to re-fill their choices in next phase of admission. College-level counselling will be continued from July 27 to August 13. As per data provided by DHE, there were 95,408 candidates registered for second round out of which 78,125 verified their documents successfully. As per merit list and eligibility criteria, department has allotted seats to 22,439 applicants.

There are 5,977 seat for general category, 108 for Other Backward Class (OBC creamy), 9001 for OBC-non creamy, 4152 seats for Schedule Caste and 3201 seats have been allotted to Schedule Tribe candidates. Out of 22,439 allotment, there are 17,066 candidates got allotment on first choice, 3,263 second choice, 1,141 third choice, 555 fourth choice, 223 fifth choice, 98 sixth choice, 51 candidates have been allotted their seventh choice, 21 candidates have got eight choice and 18 candidates have been seats allotment for the ninth choice. There are seat allotment for 8,541 boys and 13,898 girls. If applicants deny admission on allotted seats, they will be allowed to refill their choice for third phase of admission.

After concluding first round of Admission Department was left with 50 per cent seats vacant. To fill remaining seats, second round of registration was started on June 29 and document verification was going on parallel to the registration. Candidates who were denied admission on allotted seats (in second round) or did not get seat allotment in first round are allowed to fill up their choice for participating the third phase of admission.

In first phase, out of 44,734 allotted seats, only 22,000 applicants confirmed their admission. However DHE has allotted seats to 38,000 candidates as per their first but even after that they did not take admission.

A few students said that they have not received allotment letter, while few applicants said they failed to take print out of letter due to which many of them did not confirm admission on given seats. There were 83,679 registration for PG courses out of which 66,724 applicants verified their documents. The department has allotted seats to 45,000 applicants after scrutinising their details. About 16,000 candidates who did not verify documents after registration are allowed to go for verification in the second round. In first round, about 22,000 candidates did not fill their choice properly due to which they did not get seat allotment. However 23,200 candidates reported on college but only 22,322 confirmed admissions. Concerned over slower pace of admission in PG courses, DHE extended the fee submission time for 6 hours.

Online registration link for PG admission was restarted from June 17. The department has also released the list of private, government and aided college list to be filled up by applicants.

Earlier, due to fault of officers, department has allowed registration in few private colleges that were not affiliated to Jiwaji University. After university management written letter to the department regarding mistake, DHE denied to release the merit list of UG courses and announced fresh registration. DHE also sent SMS alert to the students who confirmed their registration unaffiliated colleges. These candidates were asked to refill their choices and initiate for re-verification.